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Am I Getting Paid for This?: Memoir of A Career Girl

by Betty Rollin

When Betty Rollin graduated from college in the late 1950s, she couldn’t find a husband and she didn’t want to be a secretary. So, in the days before women’s liberation, she started a career—or, as she...


Winter Run

by Robert Ashcom

There are certain special-and rare- books that refresh our understanding of how children see the world. This is one of those books. It's the story of a boy growing up in a lost time in an idyllic place-rural...


Solo: My Adventures in the Air

by Clyde Edgerton

When Clyde Edgerton was four years old, his mother took him to the local airport to see the planes. For Edgerton, it was love at first sight. Eighteen years later, she would take him to the same airport to...


The Lady in the Palazzo: An Umbrian Love Story

by Marlena deBlasi

Marlena di Blasi seduced readers to fall in love with Venice, then Tuscany, with her popular and critically acclaimed books A Thousand Days in Venice and A Thousand Days in Tuscany. Now she takes readers on...


The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life

by Robert Goolrick

It was the 1950s, a time of calm, a time when all things were new and everything seemed possible. A few years before, a noble war had been won, and now life had returned to normal.

For one little boy, however,...


A Thousand Days in Venice: An Unexpected Romance

by Marlena deBlasi

Fernando first sees Marlena across the Piazza San Marco and falls in love from afar. When he sees her again in a Venice café a year later, he knows it is fate. He knows little English; she, a divorced American...


Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey

by Alexandra Bogdanovic

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Chastity Bono is now Chaz. Her decision to "become" a man made headlines around the world, but she is not alone. Transgender men and women frequently appear on television talk shows and reality programs...


My Diary: August 30th to November 5th, 1874

by Cornelia Adair, Malcolm Thurgood & Montagu K. Brown

Cornelia Wadsworth Adair's ancestors had pioneered in western New York, where they opened and developed large, palatial estates; and the life they lived was elegant and aristocratic. Adair too was discreetly...


Milking the Moon

by Eugene Walter, George Plimpton & Katherine Clark

FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD This sumptuous oral biography of Eugene Walter, the best-known man you've never heard of, is an eyewitness history of the heart of the last century-enlivened...


The Fall: A father's memoir in 424 steps

by Diogo Mainardi & Margaret Jull Costa

THE FALL is a memoir like no other. Its 424 short passages match the number of steps taken by Diogo Mainardi's son Tito as he walks, with great difficulty, alongside his father through the streets of Venice,...


Cinderland: A Memoir

by Amy Jo Burns

A riveting literary debut about the cost of keeping quiet

Amy Jo Burns grew up in Mercury, Pennsylvania, an industrial town humbled by the steel collapse of the 1980s. Instead of the construction booms and twelve-hour...


Dream Weaver: A Memoir; Music, Meditation, and My Friendship with George Harrison

by Gary Wright

Music legend Gary Wright reflects on his professional collaboration, friendship, and spiritual journey with "quiet Beatle" George Harrison.

Best known for his multiplatinum hits "Dream Weaver" and "Love is Alive,"...


Weightless: My Life as a Fat Man and How I Escaped

by Gregg McBride & Joy Bauer

The inspiring true story of one man’s triumph in his lifelong struggle with his weight.


An Iceberg As Big As Manhattan

by David Shukman

An Iceberg as Big as Manhattan is a gripping report on the new frontlines of science and the environment from the BBC's Science Editor, David Shukman. His skill is to get the big picture and to present it amid...


Bred of Heaven: One man's quest to reclaim his Welsh roots

by Jasper Rees

Jasper Rees has always wanted to be Welsh. But despite Welsh grandparents (and a Welsh surname) he is an Englishman: by birth, upbringing and temperament.

In this singular, hilarious love letter to a glorious...


Good Grief: Life in a Tiny Vermont Village

by Ellen Stimson

An Endless Vacation Becomes a Way of Life! One vacation changed everything.

Ellen Stimson and her husband had such a wonderful time in Vermont that they wondered what living there would really be like. “What...


A New Day

by Jon Secada

As one of the first successful Latin crossover artists, Jon Secada dominated the pop music charts in the early 90s, releasing hits such as Just Another Day and Angel and winning multiple Grammy Awards. As a...


The Dogs Were Rescued (and So Was I)

by Teresa J. Rhyne

A NEW memoir from #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Dog Lived (and So Will I)

We rescue dogs and bring them into our lives...and often they rescue us in return.

What would cause a cheese-loving, meat-eating...


Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion

by Jon Katz

In this heartfelt, thoughtful, and inspiring memoir, New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz tells the story of his beloved rescue donkey, Simon, and the wondrous ways that animals make us wiser and kinder...


I Stand Corrected: How Teaching Western Manners in China Became Its Own Unforgettable Lesson

by Eden Collinsworth

A fascinating fusion of memoir, manners, and cultural history from a successful businesswoman well versed in the unique challenges of working in contemporary China.

During the course of a career that has, quite...